Defected has announced the lineup for its brand new four-day festival in Ibiza.
The inagural Defected Ibiza Festival is set to feature headline DJ sets from a number of key Defected artists and label friends, including Basement Jaxx, Dimitri From Paris, Horse Meat Disco, Purple Disco Machine, Riva Starr, Gorgon City, Louie Vega, Roberto Surace, and Sam Divine.
Further lineup highlights come in the form of The Shapeshifters, Mike Dunn, Luke Solomon, Monki and Defected label head Simon Dunmore.
Adam Beyer has been confirmed as the first guest for this summer's opening party at Amnesia in Ibiza.
The season will get going for the White Isle club on May 9th with a 12-hour opening party, and the Drumcode boss is the first of many names promised.
The club will confirm the full lineup for its first party of 2020 over the coming months, with further details of parties beyond that also set to follow in the run-up to the start of the season.
The 20th anniversary of Kevin & Perry Go Large will be celebrated in Ibiza.
Released in 2000, the film featured screenplay writer Harry Enfield, who played Kevin, alongside Perry, portrayed by Kathy Burke, on their first holiday to the white isle to meet fictional superstar DJ, Eyeball Paul.
Famed for its soundtrack and the club scenes filmed in Ibiza's Amnesia, the 20th anniversary will be celebrated back in the superclub, with an exclusive screening of the film followed by a rave.
A new book exploring the earlier years of Ibiza's clubbing scene is set to be published next year by Test Pressing.
'Ibiza DJs 1976 - 1988' focuses on club culture on the White Isle through the '70s and '80s through the lens of some of its key DJs, including Amnesia’s DJ Alfredo and Leo Mas, Cirillo from Amnesia, Pacha and Space, DJ Carlos from the now-closed Nito’s & Pacha, Joan Ribas from Pacha and Patrick Michaut of now-closed after hours haven Glory’s. Interviews with all of them feature inside.
Following the launch of new 24-hour party concept Odyssey this year, two day-to-night events have been announced for Ibiza’s opening and closing in 2020.
The Night League – the team behind Ushuaïa and Hï Ibiza – have announced an opening party for 9th May next year, kicking off at the iconic Ushuaïa from midday to midnight.
At the stroke of 12, partygoers will move across the road to superclub Hï Ibiza until midday on Sunday.
Shazam has released a selection of data showing what tracks were most popular in Ibiza over the summer.
Coming out on top, the most Shazamed track this year was 'Joys' by Italian DJ Roberto Surace, which started gaining traction on Shazam in late June.
As Ibiza prepares for the annual closing fiestas, we round up four of our favourite sets from the season – handily captured for your listening pleasure. So whether you are reminiscing on the summer of a lifetime, or just enjoying from afar - switch on, turn up and enjoy the sound of Ibiza, wherever you may be…
Anja Schneider live from the Hard Rock Rooftop
Luke Slater, AKA Planetary Assault Systems is set for the next Cocoon Ibiza mix.
Recorded at Amnesia back in July as part of Cocoon's 20th-anniversary series, the 80-minute 'Live at Cocoon Ibiza' will be released on 18th October along with a four-track 12-inch.
Slater is joined by London-based saxophonist Tim Ower on two of the mix's thirteen tracks, 'Desert Races' and 'Give It Up'. Check out the tracklisting and artwork for the release below.
This Friday, September 20th marks the final instalment for this year of the One Night Stand party series at DC10 in Ibiza, which has been headed up this season by Carl Cox.